. José Manuel López Toirán, Mijas
. José Manuel López Toirán, Mijas

Exhibitions and art shows currently on along the Costa del Sol and inland

  • Malaga's museums and galleries exhibit a selection of art from both local and international artists, from Old Masters' oil paintings to the most contemporary canvases and sculptures.


Photograph Exhibition

Mijas Pueblo. Until 14 December. Casa de La Cultura, Las Lagunas.

This is the annual collective exhibition organised by the Asociación Nuevo Enfoque.

José Manuel López Toirán

Mijas . Until 7 January. Casa Museo de Mijas, Calle Libertad..

Galician born artist José Manuel López Toirán uses scrap pieces of wood to create his colourful sculptures.

Victor Porlen

Victor Porlen, Mijas

Victor Porlen, Mijas

La Cala de Mijas. Until 7 January. Centro Cultural de La Cala.

Jaén artist Victor Porlen will be exhibiting a selection of his works.

Los Machados

Malaga.Until 12 December. Centro Cultural Fundación Unicaja..

Around 200 pieces are on display that form the legacy of the poets, the Machado brothers Antonio and Manuel. It includes photos, drawings, documents and transcripts, many of which have not been exhibited in public before.

Mesopotamian Art

Marbella Museo Archeológico Municipal.

The exhibition consists of various pieces from different periods in the history of ancient Mesopotamia. The collection is owned by Estepona resident and French arquitect, Jacques Cavro.

Christmas nativity Scene

Fuengirola Until January. Museo de la Ciudad de Fuengirola.

The traditional display of belenes (nativity scenes) will take place this year but visitor numbers are restricted.

Museo Revello de Toro

Malaga Closed Mondays. C/Afligidos.

Félix Revello de Toro is a distinguished Malaga artist. Around 117 of his works are on display in the museum which regularly holds workshops and art classes for children and adults etc. More information call:952062069 or email:

Mesopotamian Art, Marbella.

Mesopotamian Art, Marbella.

Fernando Clemente

Malaga Sala Coracha, behind the Museo del Patrimonio Municipal.

Around sixty works created over the last fifteen years by Fernando Clemente entitled I Love Pintura.

The Beatles versus The Rolling Stones

Malaga.Until 31 March 2021. Centro Cultural la Malagueta..

The exhibition consists of a collection of photographs taken by Terry O’Neill and Gered Mankowitz of the two legendary bands from the start of their careers and through their ‘boom’ years. There are also some photos taken by Baron Wolman and two documentaries, Eight Days A Week by Ron Howard and Charlie is My Darling by Peter Whitehead.

Diálogos con Picasso

Malaga. Museo Picasso Málaga.

The exhibition Diálogos con Picasso. Colección 2020-2023 includes 120 works by the artist among which is the cubist sculpture Copa de absenta (1914) and the painting Susana y Los Ancianos (1955).

The Russian Museum

Malaga. Edificio Tabacalera, Avda Sor Teresa Prat.

Temporary exhibitions.The two temporary exhibitions currently held at the museum are Rompiendo el Silencio. El cine Mudo en Rusia (Breaking the Silence. Silent Film in Russia) and Andrèi Tarkovsky. Maestro del Espacio (Mast of Space). Andrèi Tarkovsky was one of the most influential Russian artists of the 20th century and forerunner of innovative techniques in the cinema of the time. In conjunction with this exhibition is a series of silent movies, with some of the most iconic Russian, Italian and American films available until 4 April 2021.

Annual exhibition. The current annual exhibition at the Russian museum features true-to-life works from the past three centuries. From still lifes of the 18th century to everyday scenes painted only a few months ago, the museum has created a tour consisting of 163 works in a succession of rooms. Until April 2021.

Centro Pompidou

Malaga. Muelle Uno.

Nicolas de Staël.

Born in St Petersburg in 1914 but exiled in France, Staël exhibited for the first time in 1944. His abstract works reflect an austere and sombre time which gradually incorporate more light and colour towards 1952 when he adopted a more figurative style of painting.

From Miró to Barceló. The semi-permanent exhibition is entitled De Miró a Barceló. Un siglo de arte español. (A century of Spanish art). Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí and Luis Buñuel were precursors of new ways of seeing and creating and their legacy still lives on. This chronological journey through a century of Spanish art shows that the generation of contemporary artists has kept alive the spirit of the avant-garde with extraordinary energy.

Charo Carrera. Until March 2021. The main staircase in the Centro Pompidou is the site for the painting Si yo, Si tú by veteran artist Charo Carrera

Centro de Arte Contemporáneo


Bosco Sodi. Until 6 December. Ergo Sum is

the first solo exhibition by Bosco Sodi in Spain. It consists of 30, large, black, monochromatic paintings and several golden sculptures.

Thyssen Museum

Malaga. 9.30 - 2.30pm. 7 - 9pm Tuesday to Friday. 9.30am - 9pm Saturday and Sunday. C/Compañía .

Masks. Metamorphosis of Modern Identity. The new season’s exhibition running until 10 January 2021 consists of over 100 works by national and international artists.

Marilyn Manson 21 Years in Hell

Malaga. Until 22 January. La Térmica.

British photographer Ralph Perou took photos of the extravagant, dark and peculiar American rock star Marilyn Manson over a twenty-one year period. Thirty of his photographs from the book ‘21 Years in Hell: Manson/Perou’ are on display at the Térmica in Malaga city.

Creadores 2020

Creadores 2020, La Térmica.

Creadores 2020, La Térmica.

Malaga. Until February. La Térmica.

Six young artists, Abel Jaramillo, Virginia López-Anido, Delia Boyano, Antonio Ruiz Montesinos, Jorge Isla and García & Fernández are exhibiting works which include installations, photographs, posters, collages etc.

Museo Revello de Toro

Malaga. Closed Mondays. C/Afligidos.

Félix Revello de Toro is a distinguished Malaga artist. Around 117 of his works are on display in the museum which regularly holds workshops and art classes for children and adults. More information call:952062069 or email:

Eugenio Chicano

Malaga. Until 16 March. Casa Natal Picasso.

The first director of the Casa Natal Picasso, Eugenio Chicano, died in November 2019 leaving a substantial artistic legacy.The artist had dedicated some of his works to Picasso and the museum has selected some of these for an exhibition in his honour.

Enrique Brinkmann

Malaga. Until 5 January 2021. Casa Gerald Brenan, C/Torremolinos, Churriana.

Artist Enrique Brinkmann has an exhibition of 12 of his works entitled Estrellas para Brenan, Obra Gráfica, a personal tribute to the writer. Brinkmann has exhibited in the MOMA in New York as well as many other museums and art galleries around the world.

Paisajes Cotidianos

Paisajes Cotidianos, Malaga

Paisajes Cotidianos, Malaga

Malaga. Espacio Cero, Contenedor Cultural, Universitario de Málaga

British mother and son, Magaret Harris and Timsam Harding are exhibiting a selection of their works entitled Paisajes cotidianos (everyday views) while the father and husband, sculptor Robert Harding, has an exhibition in the garden of El Contenedor.

Robert Harding, Shinto

Malaga. Estudio de Ignacio del Río, Calle San Lorenzo

Around half a dozen of Harding’s creations are included in the exhibition which demonstrates this artist’s ability to combine industrial and natural elements in dynamic sculptures.

César Dezfuli

Malaga. Until 20 December, Alianza Francesa, C

/ Jacinto Verdaguer.

The exhibition Passengers consists of a collection of 118 photographs of refugees taken as they were rescued from their rubber boats on the Mediterranean. The photographer has met with 65 of the people photographed in the project which began in 2016.

Andrés Mérida

Coby Bloemsma, El Morche

Coby Bloemsma, El Morche

Antequera. Until January.Tues - Sun 10am - 2pm and 7pm - 9.30pm. MAD, C/Diego Ponce 12.

The exhibition Del Trazo al Garabato’ consists of 40 artworks by Malaga artist Andrés Mérida.

Francisco Martín Molina

Nerja. Monday to Saturday 10.30am - 2.30pm. C/Pintada 27.

The exhibition of art by Francisco Martín Molina has re opened to the public. More information on Facebook: Exposición Francisco Martín, Calle Pintada.

Coby Bloemsma

El Morche. Until 6 January. Bio Beach Club.

Artist Coby Bloemsma paints in oils and acrylics, her favourite subjects are people, especially women.


Online. Until 12 December.

Malaga - based Irish artist Ciaran McCoy (Pigsy), has an online exhibition of 26 of his colourful contemporary paintings entitled Seven Spanish Angles. He uses various mediums including acrylic paint, chalk, oils, spray paint and charcoal.